overdose

Youth Overdose Crisis Swells Because Drug Warriors “Cried Wolf”

Since time immemorial—well, the early 20th century—youth have been inundated with messages about the extreme dangers of drugs. From Reefer…

April 12, 2022

Toronto’s New Hospital-Based Safe Consumption Site Is a First for Ontario

A specialized hospital in Toronto opened the doors to a new supervised consumption site for its patients on April 4.…

April 7, 2022

Vulnerable People Are Dying in Unregulated Recovery Houses

Dawn Troutt, of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, lost her 38-year-old son to a fentanyl-involved overdose on July 22, 2019. Her son,…

April 5, 2022

The Tenderloin Suffers Under Another Inhumane Crackdown

“The Tenderloin is a beautifully complicated area. It’s rich in all sorts of intersecting narratives. Sadly, some people fear it,…

March 30, 2022

Students Launch Bid to Decriminalize All Drugs in Ann Arbor, Michigan

A student group has launched a campaign to decriminalize drug possession and low-level distribution in Ann Arbor, Michigan, after months…

March 18, 2022

Congress Slashes Proposed Funding for Overdose and HIV Prevention

On March 9, Congress released its proposed final appropriations package for fiscal year 2022. If approved, it will drastically reduce…

March 10, 2022

How Buying My Drugs Online Has Been Working for Me

Over the last year or so, I have been purchasing most of my supply of drugs—including fentanyl, cocaine, Xanax, MDMA…

March 2, 2022

Refelonizing Fentanyl After Tragedy Will Worsen Colorado’s Overdose Crisis

The political response to a tragedy in Colorado threatens incremental drug policy progress in the state. On February 20, five…

February 24, 2022

Mexican Harm Reduction Project Monitors Fentanyl in Drug Supplies

In the United States, political discourse around Mexico and fentanyl typically scapegoats the country for producing drugs consumed north of…

February 22, 2022

“Largest-Ever” Harm Reduction Ad Campaign Demands Services, Honors the Dead

You can now participate in an online memorial to honor over 1 million lives lost to overdose in the United…

February 17, 2022